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Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
written by anonymous christians somewhere, i don't know, between 90-100 and that jesus himself would have been born sometime around 0, that's a lot of room to begin looking to the bible for ideas to express what you think is religioussy important about jesus and that's why i would look at these -- but i think mary was home in nazareth when she had jesus, i don't think she was in bethlehem. >> well, let's go to the basics, first of all, the year. was it not four years before a.d. started? >> well, a.d. starts as a medieval convention. jesus, if he's born -- this is one of the chronological differences between the gospels. if harrod is alive as he has to be from matthew's birth narrative to work we know that harrod died in minus 4. if there is a tax which happens when corinius is the liggot of syria as luke says, we know that a tax that happened in plus 6. so you have to pick where you want, matthew and luke named different points. >> is there an abundance of evidence forthcoming from archeology and other sources that will settle all of these matters, do you think, upcoming? >> well, it's h
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Jan 13, 2013 12:30pm PST
with the deficit, and i don't think he can get around ed, i don't think he wants to get around at. it will be how he approaches it will make a difference. >> charles, there are rumors circulating that republicans in the house will let the sequester said in and put him right back in the white house to do wit to -- deal with it. a plan is jack lew's a signal from obama that he will pursue the course he pursued in the first term, to spend as much as he needs to establish the entitlement state and tax at a higher level to pay for it. jack lew is exactly the kind of liberal historically who has been his warrior on the front in negotiating on this. there is no indication that lew would go in any other direction, and it is clear to me that by this series of agreements obama has made, unlike added a first term more features people of independent stature, he has gone from a team of rivals to team of underlings. >> well, that is one nomination, but the nomination of former srepublican senator chuck hagel to head the department of defense has generated heat and light. zbigniew brzezinski, general john johns
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Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
. for what purpose? >> it is, it's difficult for me to read the intentions of someone i don't know. it certainly was damaging because what it did was, what was a secure classified communication very candid assessment of the situation and recommendations ahead. it leaked that publicly before the president and his team and the president of defense had a time to digest it and therefore the decision-making proess instead ofeing done in a calm way, had that sort of glare of publicity on it. >> rose: it looks like in some cases this was, although it had not, it was a general trying to influence the public debate in washington. >> it was not the case. >> rose: would you agree some people might have assumed that. >> i assumed some can. >> rose: it had poisoned the water between the general and the commander in chief. >> i don't think between myself and president obama. i think that there was ls trust betwn dpartment of defense, parts of it, and the new administration that i would have liked to see. i think it really went back to the very beginning from inauguration on. and i think that
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
. this is something that don rumsfeld tried and failed to do. it's something that bob gates tried and failed to do in any serious way. and now, given the budget pressures, this is going to be the moment for performance. >> rose: a couple of points, i guess. rumsfeld would argue that we had a big war came along and bob gates would argue that in the end he did cut it somewhat. >> somewhat. but if you look at the total national security budget, charlie, which would be not just the pentagon but also the intelligence agencies, homeland security, it's basically doubled since the 9/11 attacks. >> rose: and weapons systems you don't really need in the judgment of many people other than those pele who represent the districts where they're located. >> leftovers from the cold war and, remember, the president himself came in supported by chuck hagel on this point with the thought that there was a moment here to really build down on the nuclear force. and so far they have not been able to do that except some modest cuts when they passed the start treaty with russia early in the president's time. >> rose: talk
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Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
less close now? >> of course not, we are not less close. >> i mean you moved out, so people don't live here anymore they are a little less close but not less close than that. >> maybe we need twork harder and make plans for just the two of us. >> well i was working and if i am not grumpy, i am writing and try calling you a lot last week. >> and i told you i have a third full-time job which is taking care of adam, i'm sorry. >> i am having a really hard time right now. >> i have no job, no boyfriend, i am starting to feel like i have no you. >> that is not true, okay? >> i am right here. >> okay. >> rose: the second season of girls begins this sunday, january 13, i am pleased to have lena dunham at the table for the first time, welcome. >> thank you so much for having me. it is very exciting, looking around at the studio, well, this is where the magic happens. >> rose: we hope. you create magic too, by the way. >> thank you so much. >> rose: how would you define what you do? >> i guess i would define what i do generally outside of girls as i write and direct film and television shows th
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Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
." that was the sherman like statement you issued. >> that's, well, i'm not quite up to sherman's standards and i don't think i'm quite ready to lay waste to georgia either. but a good, good man i admire actually. >> but t grassots campaign in your behalf, unofficial, was serious. i mean, over 235,000 people signed on. you broke their hearts. any regrets? >> no, because i probably have more influence than i, doing what i do now than i would if i were inside trying to, you know, do the court power games that come with any white house, even the best, which i don't think i'd be any good at. so no, this is fine. and what the president needs right now is he needs a hardnosed negotiator. and rumor has it that's what he's got, so. >> in jack lew? >> that's right. the present can't pass major new legislation. he can't formulate major new programs right now. what he has to do now is bargain down or ride over these crazy people in the republican party. and we what we need now is not deep thinking from the treasury secretary. if the president wants deep thinkers, he can call joe stiglitz, he can call other peop
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Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
of doctors from brands? i don't want to -- we're not here to fault brand drugs and we'll explain that in a minute. but, there is no advertising for the drugs that we're talking about here. the generic drugs. >> very little promotion of generic drugs to consumers or doctors. >> because when the brand drugs goes off patent, you get a variety of generic companies. it's per missibility and for all genarks to enter the competition, correct? >> for the first 6 months, the first generic manufacturer to challenge the patent has exclusivity for 6 months. this is very important because this was created by the hatch wax man act in 1984. and it creates a 6 month exexclusivity for the first generic company because we want judge nark companies to come into the market. after 6 months, the generic drug goes from being a monopoly product to a commodity. get lots of hopefully lots of manufacturers coming in producing quality generics. that works in consumers benefit because it's competition and the ability to say no to one manufacturer in favor of another for price concessions&that's how consumers
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Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
that ceiling. the republicans don't. and it appears we're heading for another "thelma and louise" ride to the edge. remember -- they went over. we'll discuss that possibility next week with paul krugman, the nobel laureate in economics and "new york times" columnist whose bestselling book, "end this depression now!" calls for full employment as an alternative to austerity. read it, then send us the question you would like me to put to paul krugman. meanwhile, another reality beckons and there's a menace more threatening than the fiscal cliff ever was. what should really be scaring the daylights out of us -- the crisis which could make all the others irrelevant -- is global warming. get this one wrong and it's over -- not just for the usa, but for planet earth. that's the message delivered by hurricane sandy, and by almost all the extreme weather of the past two years. and here in the first month of the new year, it's the message from the most informed scientists in the world. they're scared, for real. and they say that unless we slow the release of global emissions fromossil fuel sloit
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Jan 12, 2013 11:30am PST
and better electoral and outcomes, what is he waiting for. >> i don't know where to begin quite frankly. because president obama ran one of the most divisive campaigns in recent memory. did he it to divide and conquer the electorate. he got over -- 55% of the women vote. and what does he give his electorate for electing him a second term? i'm going to appoint all white men to cabinets of really importance, defense secretary, cia, i'm missing one and state. and ruth markus, she writes for the "washington post" this is first time in 16 years we won't have secretary of state of color or who is a woman. i think for this president i think it's funny because ruth went on to say it's almost like mad m on tear steroids. they -- and president is only face of diversity. >> i think it -- wait, let me just -- that everybody -- >> i know but everybody -- come on legs be fair. i was on the show where you guys couldn't stop mocking mitt romney -- >> hold on. >> for asking for binders of women. >> this whole binder of women was blown out of proportion. now what happened, everybody blew it up. what happ
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Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
can always change it. >> of course, of course. >> why don't you do that. i would like that, i think. >> for her that would be nice, i think. >> and that shows virtually every place that it could be done. >> we were thinking horizontal, though. >> right. >> that one. >> it can go right across the top. >> right across this bar. >> that'd be beautiful, bob. >> because people can read it better. >> well, especially in the winter, you know? if it's down at the bottom and we get one of our michigan snowfalls, you know, it could be covered. the name could be covered when it's way down low like that. >> i saw so many times when death would occur and no plans had been made. and we discussed it from time to time, and finally decided on what we wanted. >> ...and show you the draft of the obituary for both you and jean. yours would read this way: "robert kelly was born on march the 10th, 1922, in el reno, oklahoma. he was the fifth of six children..." >> i know exactly what they're going to do-- one visitation, a mass, a cremation, burial, side by side. >> "...discharged in 1946, and that same
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Jan 6, 2013 8:30am PST
gone, you know, "no, i don't want to see that," or... the journalist in me opened up at that moment, right? and i said, "yeah, okay, i'll go see it." and to get me in there, she was so funny. it was so innocent. she put me in a medical robe. i even had, like, a little stethoscope around my neck. you know, and she said, "don't say anything. if anyone asks us anything i'll just say... you know, i'll do the talking." and we go in, and sure enough, it was like... you know, it was like falling through a hole. it's a moment where you looked in and you saw what i saw. and you said, "who could have done this to anybody?" >> hinojosa: and you used that kind of metaphor. you say that you felt like you were falling into a hole, and it was a hole that basically enveloped you. i mean, those images of seeing young men, young women your age, more or less... tell me what you saw. >> yeah, i just remember very specifically the men, young men, laid out in these concrete slabs. and they'd been mutilated, you know? and the way they used to torture people back then, they used to torture... as it still i
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Jan 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
that about a man who volunteered to go to vietnam? >> i don't think that's a relevant issue. i think it's quite noble and honorable that he did so. i think if you asked his friend, say, senator mccain, who also went to vietnam and suffered quite horribly, they have a different view about the exercise. >> fair enough. about american power. ifill: do you think that that vietnam experience and how it has influenced whatever his thinking is today is a good thing or a bad thing? >> i would say in senator hagel's case it has been a profound... it has had a profound impact on him. he's the first generation of what you might call the vietnam syndrome. he's scared of the use of force abroad. i would just suggest that since world war ii i think the order that we have known, the prosperous more or less peaceful order that we have known as been because of the exercise of american power abroad. i think senator hagel was wrong on iraq. he's wrong on afghanistan. and i think these are very dangerous times. he's in fact in serious disagreement with the president. the president made it very clear that i
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Jan 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
did pointut that often ruralrea don't he a magistrate or a district attorney on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week in order to look at the warrant request, and he asked, well, should all of the country operate the way new york city does. and mr. shapiro said no, but, in the absence of any evidence, getting a warrant a cumbersome and time consuming or that having the warrant or not having the warrant requirement affects the conviction rate you shouldn't dispense with the warrant requirement. >> does aase like this fit into etiological sides that you can, you know, compare to other cases or is this somehow different when you get into a fourth amendment search? >> sometimes the fourth amendment does show an etiological divide on the court but on this argument in particular, i didn't see that. i thought, across the board, the court was leery of dispensing with the warrant requirement, and they were looking for, perhaps, some kind of a compromise here, saying that the police, at least, have to try to get th warrant, and if they don't get the warrant, then maybe the courts in general
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Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
as the president mentioned. but missing in the discussions, and i don't think that this was planned to be announced during this visit is the question of how much money will be required for the afghan national security forces which have reached 344,000. and hire being 174,000, and congress mr. have a say. >> brown: the question of the scale and speed of the drawdown estimate to come as the president said, but much of this is about what happened afterwards, after 2014, that so-called security agreement of some kind. >> yes, absolutely. two key issues for the future of afghanistan is the political certainty. for an afghan, insecurity is to the a problem, it's uncertainty. the fact we don't know what we are transitioning too. what is next for afghan. part of that has to be form nature-- formulated by the afghan political leadership. they can help to a certain degree but we still do need to hear very clearly what is in for afghanistan after 2014, as far as what from the national partner but most importantly how afghanistan itself sees itself in a changing region. >> what about this of hamid karzai sayin
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Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
t truth, it just elicits answers just to make the pain stop then you don't have to move on to the complicated moral arguments. you say fit doesn't work we can skip the moral argument. beyond that i think if you do move on to the moral argument, we can't set the bar as we have has a nation for generations to be the street cop on the world stage that enforces the standard for human rights that says to other governments you shall not torture, you shall not hld proners communicado. where does o moral high ground go when we engage in those same practices we ask others not to do because it's convenient or we consider it urgent. >> rose: move the movie argo tarring and directed by ben affleck is how the canadian ambassador somehow helped some americans during the time of the iranian hostage taking to survive and get out. we talked to the actual ambassador ken taylor the form canadian ambassador to iran. >> our thought was ys they were canadians, that was our fundamental starting point. we didn't quite care what they did in tehran. the movie team that we thought would work, ca
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Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
fled to theirnative countries, many liyansare inidig. some are openly hiding in libya because they don't fear an immediate arrest. so while this attack happened in benghazi, there were huge militant groups operating within the country and traveling freely into libya. >> ifill: if this is true that there were dozens of suspects, some of them -- people are keeping an eye on them in different countries, who is in charge of this investigation? >> well, it's a libyan-led investigation but the problem is the libyans who are in charge of the investation some of the have only ben i secity operations for a year. and they're not really experienced on how to conduct such a complex investigation. while they're working with the f.b.i. this happened within the jurisdiction of benghazi and therefore the libyans have the authority over the case unless the libyan cans pull the case together it makes it hard for courts in other countries like tunisia to build a case because it hinges on what the libyans are able to pull together in terms of evidence, witnesses and all that has been exceptionally difficu
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Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
outburst was something you don't often see from him. other people in the room said that for jack lew that's angry but it's not necessarily how other people display their anger. >> woodruff: jared bernstein, what's he like to work with? >> very isighul, deep knowledge of fiscal matters. he's been working, as you heard, on budgetary issues for about three decades and these are issues that get more and more complicated. jack keeps that all in his head. extremely good listener, very reasonable person but one of the things you always hear that reminded me in listening to juliana, a constant in my work with jack and his career has been a recognition that one of the important roles of government is the to protect economically vulnerable people. you heard hit in the medicaid story b you can say the same thing about protecting the social safety net, about medicare. this isn't a guy who won't put spending cuts on the table or won't even entertain -- he's a guy who would entertain cutss to entitlements but they have to be structured in a way that protect economically vulnerable retirees people who h
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Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
and tell us exactly what they believe, that america would respond to leadership. but you guys don't believe that. >> no, that's not true. i think the president, you know, when i think about our first term in the two years that i was in the white house, i was the keeper of the polling data. i mean i'm out of the political realm and my job was to tell the president what public opinion was. he was rarely, you know, moved by it. but when we sat in a room and he was making a decision about the auto bailout, i said to him, you know mr. president, even in michigan people are opposed to this i wasn't really making a recommendation but he needed to know. and he said i under-- understand that but are we going let a million jobs go in the mith of this depression. he went out and made that case. the recovery act, you know, obviously on health care that was a very difficult fight so when i look at barack obama, i look at someone who was willing to make some very difficult decisions at a pivotal moment for our country. and spend his political capital to do that. >> rose: let me talk about 2008 and 2012.
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Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
day, and if they don't keep the beds full they're going to lose money. >> the louisiana secretary of corrections jimmy le blanc -- >> we didn't have the means. we didn't have the funding to accommodate building prisons. we didn't have the money so that partnership, that cooperative endeavor of agreement together was a means to build additional prisons and have the beds that we needed to house prisoners. >> it works this way. county or parish sheriffs get about $25 a day for inmates that would have otherwise ended up in state prisons. some of that money goes to house and feed the prisoners. what's left over belongs to the underfunded sheriffs' departments to use for much needed equipment and for manpower. >> at one point that was a real good thing, because they didn't have bulletproof vests. they had bad or old or used equipment. >> well, yes, you ow, but is that the way to finance those things, you know by increasing sentences for the sole purpose of filling up local jails. is it ethical to incarcerate people for the sole purpose of making money? >> burl cain, warden of one of the
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Jan 10, 2013 4:30pm PST
should get a mortgage and don't. how do you know you've got this rule right? >> it's a great question, and one that we take very seriously. that's why we have done so much work in empirical research going in to finalize this rule, and why we'll continue to monitor the marketplace going forward. one of the things you want to see is whether or not the penetration of loans to credit-worthy people reaches levels we saw before the great run-up, but in normalized periods. and we're not to that place yet. mortgage levels are still tighter than really it should be. >> susie: that is one of the concerns that a lot of people have. there have been so many new rules and regulations put on banks and other lenders, and there are concerns it is going to make the credit market tighter, and more extensive, especially at a time when you need the economy to grow. what do you say to that? >> the reason why that credit market is tight is that the financial system suffered a massive credit-duce trauma not too many years ago. to make sure that the credit markets and the financial system work, we have to mak
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Jan 6, 2013 10:00am PST
generally use a bible, the hebrew scriptures, some use the constitution. some don't use anything, they just do an affirmation as opposed to swearing in, but this was the first time we know of that the bhagavad gita was used. >> and there was no controversy about it. i remember a couple of years ago when a muslim was sworn in. there was a huge controversy about his using the quran. this time? >> well, when keith ellison was elected and then sworn in in 2007 he did choose a quran. of course there are sensitivities with muslims and so there was some controversy. he ended up using a koran that was owned by thomas jefferson, which helped dampen some of that controversy. >> is this the most religiously diverse congress there's ever been? >> it is considered the most diverse congress ever. that sort of reflects the changes in american society. although congress hasn't kept up with all the changes exactly in american society. think about protestants. congress is still majority protestant, about 56%. >> but protestants went -- the number of protestants went down a little bit, the number of catholics
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Jan 7, 2013 4:30pm PST
of an anemic earnings season has yet to trouble the stock market. don't forget the s&p 500 hit a five-year high on friday. >> i think all of this has to do with anticipation. that things are expected to get better. that there is a muted v-shaped recovery anticipated for global g.d.p. and for u.s. corporate earnings. >> reporter: tomorrow, our earnings coverage continues when we interew alcoa chairman klaus kleinfeld. he'll detail how his business is likely to shape up in 2013. suzanne pratt, "n.b.r.," new york. >> tom: even with investor attention moving quickly from the fiscal cliff, now to corporate earnings, 2013 has gotten off to a very fast start. it's the best beginning to a year since 2010. chris hizy is the chief investment officer of u.s. trust. he joins us from that firm in new york. 2010, chris, you'll remember it, pretty good year, s&p 500 up 14%. dow anticipate similar returns this year? >> yeah, just almost to the exact number. we're expecting all-time highs probably sooner rather than later. i know we always use the year end as a way to put a line in the sand on a number. but we'
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Jan 8, 2013 4:30pm PST
for yields and actually going long bonds or long bond funds because i don't think they may or may not understand what happens when the yield curve starts to steepen and interest rates start to rise. >> reporter: what happens, of course, is they lose money. maybe that would send at least some investors back into stocks. suzanne pratt, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: chuck hagel, the man president obama has nominated to lead the defense department, has called the pentagon bloated and warned the agency has not made important strategic decisions. his nomination comes as lawmakers have been looking at taking a trilli out of dens spending over the coming decade. but as darren gersh reports, hagel may be forced to cut a lot more than that. >> reporter: former senator chuck hagel is a vietnam vet, so when he accepted the president's nomination as secretary of defense, it was fitting his thoughts turned first to the troops. >> these are people who give so much to this nation everyday with such dignity and selflessness. >> reporter: but if he is confirmed, one of hagel's toughest jobs will be
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Jan 9, 2013 4:30pm PST
in ten minutes or ten days or ten weeks. so you have the right to do it, but you don't have the ability to do it. >> reporter: the treasury uses a separate computer system to make interest payments on the federal debt so it is possible investors would get what they are owed. but what happens with social security, medicare and federal employee pay, is less clear. so secretary lew would have to make a decision. he could recommend the president continue business as usual-- ignoring the debt limit, borrowi mon andaying the bills. as justification, lew could say the president had to choose between conflicting laws congress has passed requiring him to spend money and not spend it at the same time. >> at that point, i assume someone who would claim to be an injured party would bring suit and the federal government, if you can imagine this and the congress would find themselves before the supreme court arguing under what circumstances the debt of the united states should be paid or could be paid. it gets into really nasty stuff. >> reporter: but veterans of washington's budget bales say the rhe
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Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
to agree on comprehensive measures to reduce the u.s. debt by the end of february. if they don't the pentagon's budget will be cut by $45 billion. that's 9 prz. secretary of defense robert hail said what's even worse is the automatic cuts would continue over a decade. >> we are working toward rebalancing toward asia pacific presence there. we will pay attention to long-term press in the asian area, including china. >> senior u.s. officials do not usually use such language when referring to china. >>> japan's prime minister shinzo abe is preparing to offset growing chinese strength in the asia pacific region. he's planning policies to expand china's defense capabilities. other plans to scrap defense guidelines endorsed by the former government in 2010. ministry officials have constructed a budget fiscal plan for 2013. they are looking for rise of about 100 billion yen or about $1.1 billion. leaders expected to use part of the funds to increase surveillance around the songuku islands in the east china sea. chinese government ships have repeatedly entered japanese waters since jap
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Jan 11, 2013 4:30pm PST
that will compress. generally, i don't see anything that will produce upside in the coming quarters. >> susie: one area that has been resolved earlier this week, the settlement on that robo signing deal. so that is off the table so that these banks can now focus more on the future. >> right. >> susie: what kind of year do you think 2013 will be for the banks? do you think more positive or more negative? >> well, there's a mixed question there. if it's stock performance, i think we've seen most of the upside potential priced in. with wells down today slightly, even though it has a quarter of record earnings. i think what the market is telling us is even though wells's execution was probably perfect, they've already priced in any upside in the market, and won't have a lot of upside. i think the year for stocks will probably be average. when we get into smaller banks that have more potential to be tactical. more upside for the regional and spaurl banks, not as much for the large barngs. >> susie: talk about that. your firm can favor the smaller regionals. and less interested in the big banks. quickly
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
by introducing preventative measures for becoming overweight. the high proportion of americans who don't have health insurance and the number of gun-related crimes are cited. the report calls for an action of gun violence and weapons ban in schools. >>> israel is having unusual heavy snow for this time of year. we are joined from the weather desk with more on that. >> quite a rare sight. residents are experiencing an unusual event. heaviest snow in 20 years has disrupted transportation. schools are closed. about 15 centimeters of snow have fallen. some residents and soldiers seem to be enjoying these rare vents. these are some children having fun sleighing. the soldiers look like they have having fun with the snow. let me show you the snowball fight and all the snow men making are going to be hold on if the rest of the area. precipitation will be likely dissipating. for the next 24 hours it will be clear ski. maybe some drizzles here and there. saturday coming back to the double digits. here in europe we have a system that's potent over the baltics. it's going to be bringing some snow activit
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Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
such an aggressive racer and why are you so fast? >> i don't think i'm really fast myself. >> no? >> there are a lot of fast driver on the track. but the fast driver -- i mean, i'm fast, but it's not like special fast. the general thgs, how w manage the race, how we -- good position at the start. how we make best tire for myself. it's always we need think because without tires, good tires we cannot be fast. without good car we cannot be fast. >> so your tremendous speed is a result of your great teamwork? >> yeah. >> our series "frontrunners 2013" continues thursday. we'll meet a japanese university student who's determined to help ung oplearound the world get a higher education. >>> for decades ethnic minorities from myanmar fled conflict with the former military government to seek refuge in thailand. for many refugee camps are the only home they've ever known. they grew up and went to school in the camps, learning their own ethnic language. but with reconciliation under way in myanmar, educators face a new challenge. how to prepare for the day when the refugees can go home. nhk world's toshiyuki t
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